Speakers and Community Forums

The Women’s Fund holds speakers forums with local and outside experts that provide members and the community an opportunity to better understand the issues and challenges facing women and families in Shasta County. Our annual grant making program targets local nonprofit programs that address the underlying factors contributing to low incomes and poor life choices for women and their families.

2017 Forum – What You Need To Know About Human Trafficking

Red Flags of Child Sex Trafficking presented by Deena Graves.
Video by Record Searchlight.

See something suspicious? Call Shasta County Child Abuse Hotline (530) 225-5144, Redding Police Department (530) 225-4200, or Shasta County Sheriff Department (530) 245-6540

2016 Forum – How Utah Solved Homelessnes

How Utah Implemented “Housing First” and Reduced Homelessness. This Forum was presented on February 11, 2016 by The Women’s Fund of the Shasta Regional Community Foundation in collaboration with the Record Searchlight and Shasta Community Health Center.

Read more on #Shastahousing Record Searchlight.

2015 Forum – Mental Health

2015 Forum – Entrepreneurship